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Researchers Study Efficacy of HPV Vaccine

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Researchers Study Efficacy of HPV Vaccine

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Researchers Study Efficacy of HPV Vaccine

Researchers Study Efficacy of HPV Vaccine

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The human papillomavirus, or HPV, can lead to the development of cervical cancer. Corbis hide caption

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While politicians debate whether it's right to require vaccination for human papillomavirus (HPV), researchers continue to investigate the effectiveness of the vaccine and whether it can truly reduce the incidence of certain cancers. Guests discuss the latest in HPV research.

James Colgrove, author, State of Immunity: The Politics of Vaccination in Twentieth-Century America; assistant professor, Sociomedical Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University